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October 17, 1968 was a Thursday and it was the 291st day of the year 1968. The next time you can reuse your old 1968 calendar will be in 2024. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a lunisolar calendar.
The day of the week of your birthday this year is Tuesday. Next year it will be Wednesday and two years from now it will be Thursday. You can check the calendars below if you’re planning what to do on your birthday.
There are 116 days left before your next birthday. You will be 49 years old when that day comes. There have been 17,781 days from the day you were born up to today. Since night and day always follow each other, there were exactly 602 full moons after you were born up to this day. How many of them did you see? The next full moon that you can see will be on July 9 at 04:09:00 GMT – Sunday.
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You might be happy to know that the following celebrities share your birthday. The list was randomly chosen and arranged in chronological order.
- 1917Marsha Hunt
- 1920Montgomery Clift
- 1946Cameron Mackintosh
- 1956Fran Cosmo
- 1960Rob Marshall
- 1962Mike Judge
- 1966Mark Gatiss
- 1983Daniel Booko
- 1984Chris Lowell
- 1988Yuko Oshima
View the complete list of celebrity birthdays for October 17.
Here’s a short list of famous people in history who were born on Oct 17.
- 1859Childe Hassam, American painter and illustrator (d. 1935)
- 1908Red Rolfe, American baseball player, coach, and manager (d. 1969)
- 1931Ernst Hinterberger, Austrian author and playwright (d. 2012)
- 1950Philippe Barbarin, French cardinal
- 1966Shaun Edwards, English rugby player and coach
- 1969Wood Harris, American actor and producer
- 1979Kostas Tsartsaris, Greek basketball player
- 1982Nick Riewoldt, Australian footballer
- 1983Toshihiro Matsushita, Japanese footballer
- 1992Sam Concepcion, Filipino singer, dancer, and actor
View the complete list of famous birthdays for October 17.
These were the events that made history that coincide with your birthday.
- 1456The University of Greifswald is established, making it the second oldest university in northern Europe (also for a period the oldest in Sweden, and Prussia).
- 1861Nineteen people are killed in the Cullin-la-ringo massacre, the deadliest massacre of Europeans by aborigines in Australian history.
- 1919RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America.
- 1931Al Capone is convicted of income tax evasion.
- 1941German troops execute the male population of the villages Kerdyllia in Serres, Greece.
- 1941World War II: a German submarine attacks an American ship for the first time in the war.
- 1943The Holocaust: Sobibór extermination camp is closed.
- 1956Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer play a famous chess game called The Game of the Century. Fischer beat Byrne and wins a Brilliancy prize.
- 1956The first commercial nuclear power station is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Sellafield,in Cumbria, England.
- 1994Russian journalist Dmitry Kholodov is assassinated while investigating corruption in the armed forces.
View the complete list of historical events for October 17.
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Your birthday numbers 10, 17 and 1968 reveal that your Life Path number is 6. It represents justice, nurturing and responsibility. You possess great compassion and seek to be of service to others.
The following celebrities also have the same life path number: Alberta Adams, Tom Chambers, Tracy Byrd, Celeste Holm, Navíd Akhavan, Sidsel Endresen, Kim Dasom, Pat Boone, Manoj Kumar, Paul Luty.
The zodiac sign of a person born on October 17 is Libra ♎. According to the ancient art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac), Monkey is the mythical animal and Earth is the element of a person born on October 17, 1968.
Opal is the modern birthstone for the month of October while Jasper is the mystical birth stone (based on Tibetan origin). The zodiac gemstone for Libra is chrysolite. Lastly, the birthday stone for the day of the week ‘Thursday’ is sapphire.
The number-one hit song in the U.S. at the day of your birth was Hey Jude by The Beatles as compiled by Billboard Hot 100 (October 19, 1968). Ask your parents if they know this popular song.
Try another birth date of someone you know or try the birthday of these celebrities: December 9, 1941 – Beau Bridges, American actor, director, and producer; September 27, 1960 – Christopher Cousins, American actor; April 5, 1970 – Thea Gill, Canadian actress.
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